National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) Rating Lowered to Hold at StockNews.com

StockNews.com cut shares of National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPKFree Report) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Friday morning.

National Presto Industries Trading Down 1.0 %

Shares of NYSE NPK opened at $73.52 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $521.99 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.23 and a beta of 0.55. National Presto Industries has a 12 month low of $70.24 and a 12 month high of $86.08. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $79.00 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $79.36.

National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPKGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 30th. The conglomerate reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $76.65 million during the quarter. National Presto Industries had a return on equity of 9.44% and a net margin of 9.56%.

Institutional Trading of National Presto Industries

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of National Presto Industries in the first quarter worth approximately $137,000. EntryPoint Capital LLC purchased a new stake in National Presto Industries during the 1st quarter valued at about $152,000. Amalgamated Bank raised its holdings in National Presto Industries by 12.1% in the 3rd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 2,154 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $156,000 after acquiring an additional 232 shares during the last quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System purchased a new position in National Presto Industries in the 4th quarter worth approximately $209,000. Finally, Yousif Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of National Presto Industries during the 4th quarter worth approximately $210,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 58.57% of the company’s stock.

National Presto Industries Company Profile

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National Presto Industries, Inc provides housewares and small appliance, defense, and safety products in North America. The company's Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets, and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners; heat control line of skillets, griddles, woks, and multi-purpose cookers; slow cookers; deep fryers; air fryers; waffle makers; pizza ovens; slicer/shredders; electric heaters; hot air, oil, and microwave corn poppers; dehydrators; vacuum sealers; rice cookers; microwave bacon cookers; egg cookers; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric knife sharpeners; and timers under the Presto Control Master brand.

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